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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By FredoinSF
Be careful with adding cars. I regretted selling...

Be careful with adding cars. I regretted selling my E30 convertible when I got the E46 so I told myself the E46 was a keeper fairly early on after delivery. Then I got another car. This led to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By FredoinSF
Wagon, AWD, stick, low miles, caring owner - it's...

Wagon, AWD, stick, low miles, caring owner - it's a bit of a unicorn and yes I would entertain paying a bit more for it but he has gone way high. It sounds like the car is worth more to him than to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By FredoinSF
What do you mean by stabilized? I don't...

What do you mean by stabilized? I don't understand.

It's possible you got a bad water pump. Did the shop say specifically why it was bad (leak, bad bearing??) I agree you are better off...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By FredoinSF
On page 42 of owner's manual

On page 42 of owner's manual
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By FredoinSF
I as well as a couple of others already did but...

I as well as a couple of others already did but you do not seem to believe the answer we are all giving you. That's a special kind of stubborn. :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome! Sounds like you're fairly well versed...

Welcome!
Sounds like you're fairly well versed with contents of a toolbox. Which way you decide to go largely depends on how much time effort and money you want to put into it. If you can find a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By FredoinSF
Someone on E70 forum just resolved very similar...

Someone on E70 forum just resolved very similar sounding issue by doing iDrive reboot. Some post say to push and hold the volume button for 30 seconds, other say to push and hold that button along...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By FredoinSF
With comfort access the battery is not...

With comfort access the battery is not rechargeable. It's a standard battery, easy to replace. You usually get a warning as it's going bad, but my friend says she did not get one on her E91. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By FredoinSF
Coolant pipe leak would not result in coolant on...

Coolant pipe leak would not result in coolant on trans bell housing. Rather you need to look for the weep hole at the front of the engine block, towards the top, left side. Google N62 weep hole for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By FredoinSF
BMWs are not cheap when things go wrong and you...

BMWs are not cheap when things go wrong and you just drop it off to have it fixed.

You had some early failures of two components, that being said the cost seems excessive. A radiator is $300 for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By FredoinSF
+1 on valve stem seals. Does it smoke like the...

+1 on valve stem seals. Does it smoke like the car in first few seconds of this video?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YacOx2ydMbI
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By FredoinSF
Pull the turn signal lever (like flashing lights)...

Pull the turn signal lever (like flashing lights) after you shut off the car and the headlight should stay on. You can set the length they stay on via idrive, but I can't recall if that was always...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,079
Posted By FredoinSF
Really guys???? How did we go from another run...

Really guys???? How did we go from another run flat thread to all the BS about CA drivers??
People do stupid stuff behind the wheel everywhere. Stupid does not discriminate.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By FredoinSF
Subscribed. Thanks for the write up.

Subscribed. Thanks for the write up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^ Yeah, on the fence about pushing some...

^^^ Yeah, on the fence about pushing some buttons over in Ann Arbor. The current list favors gassers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By FredoinSF
I looked up the campaign number you mentioned and...

I looked up the campaign number you mentioned and I think it's a loooong shot. It seems it had to do with changing the level of DEF that is injected in order to reduce NOx levels, not the sensors...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By FredoinSF
NOx emission is higher on diesel engines than...

NOx emission is higher on diesel engines than their gas counterparts and they are therefore key to the emissions system on a diesel vehicle. It seems like they should be covered but they are not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By FredoinSF
Does the I drive display freeze or go off too? ...

Does the I drive display freeze or go off too? Confused by latest thread, and there was no picture attached.

Did you check for moisture or water in the back of the car? If sunroof drains not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,986
Posted By FredoinSF
My car is feeling neglected every time I look at...

My car is feeling neglected every time I look at this thread. [emoji53]
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By FredoinSF
+1. That symbol is not Bluetooth but USB device...

+1. That symbol is not Bluetooth but USB device connected indicator. The numbering in the playlist gets messed up when you stop and restart the car I've noticed. I just ignore it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By FredoinSF
It's a grille with an E. The grill without the E...

It's a grille with an E. The grill without the E is also known as a BBQ. You cook meat on it.

Sorry, I know it's not grammar school here, but I had to learn English when I was 15 and it's a pet...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By FredoinSF
Temperature cut off to put your convertible top down?

Back when I lived in MI (loooooong time ago), anything close to 50 with no risk of getting messy salt melt was a good excuse to go top down with the E30.

Now it has to closer to 60 with heated...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By FredoinSF
The symptoms of integrated supply module (IVM)...

The symptoms of integrated supply module (IVM) failure are no crank and no start. I do not believe the X5 has the same module as in the E6n cars, but go to realoem.com to double check me on this.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By FredoinSF
You already got the answer.

You already got the answer.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By FredoinSF
Looks like a normal 3 series? With that hood...

Looks like a normal 3 series? With that hood bulge? And that bumper cover? Much more noticeable as M3 clues than the added bling, IMO but it's your car.
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